For those of you who have been living under a rock or putting up moose jerky with the Doomsday Preppers these last few years, The Rocky Horror Picture Show is that ages-old, ever-young cult musical movie of weirdness starring the legendary Tim Curry as Dr Frank ‘N’ Furter. Iron Crow Theatre, celebrating its tenth year, […]
Review: A New Brain from Iron Crow Theatre
A medical emergency. If that’s not song and dance material, I don’t know what is. But under composer William Finn’s tunefully neurotic steerage, serious brain trauma becomes a bright, fresh and improbably uplifting tribute to the power of art to heal and transform. A New Brain, staged with smartness and sparkle by Iron Crow Theatre […]
Review: The Mystery of Love & Sex at Iron Crow
Assuming love and sex are an intertwined riddle to be solved and you want an answer to the mystery —you’re not going to get it here. If you want to walk away deep in thought, contemplating the unavoidable complexities of male/female friendships and sexuality, you’re probably not going to do that either. While The Mystery of […]
Iron Crow moves last 2 shows of the season to summer; plans community forum in May
As reported here last week, the Baltimore company Iron Crow Theatre is dealing with a sexual harassment allegation, which forced cancellation of the opening of Terrence McNally’s Corpus Christi, originally scheduled for this month. In its place, the cast will do a public reading of the play April 6 to benefit The Trevor Project.
Iron Crow cancels Terrence McNally’s Corpus Christi amidst sexual harassment claim
Update: the cast is holding a staged reading of the play. Cash donations accepted for the Trevor Project. Reservations strongly suggested. ——————– Baltimore’s Iron Crow Theatre has closed down its troubled production of Corpus Christi, according to an announcement signed by 13 members of its cast and released today. “We, the cast of Corpus Christi, […]
The Cradle Will Rock review
You think you’re in for a reenactment of a historical night of American theater, but then The Cradle Will Rock gets rolling and before long you’re plunged into a musical production from Iron Crow Theatre that is scarily germane and leaves you feeling rattled and exhilarated and thinking maybe you should have worn your pink […]
Bootycandy, sexy and seditious fun from Iron Crow (review)
Who says theater is not educational? Why, just this past weekend I learned that “bootycandy” is a euphemism for the penis.
Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them from Iron Crow (review)
At its heart, family is less about bloodlines than choice: who do you love, and most importantly, who loves you back? That’s the crux of Iron Crow Theatre’s production of A. Rey Pamatmat’s fine piece Edith Can Shoot Things And Hit Them, now at The Theatre Project in Baltimore for a far-too-short run which ends […]
Suzan-Lori Parks’ Fucking A at Iron Crow (review)
Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks is known for her outlandish imagination, creative use of language and boldly askew look at America’s past and history. Her mythic riff on Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, cheekily titled Fucking A, is no exception.
“Uninhibited allure” Iron Crow’s The Wild Party (review)
“Queenie was a blonde and her age stood still,/And she danced twice a day in vaudeville.” With those hardboiled, magical words, Joseph Moncure March’s 1928 Jazz Age poem “The Wild Party” begins, as does Andrew Lippa’s darkly glittering musical adaptation.
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